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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Eric Leach. Sherlock Holmes, a fictional character of the late 19th and early 20th century created by Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is a brilliant London-based "consulting detective" famous for his intellectual prowess and renowned for his enormous scope of observation, his astute logical reasoning and forensic science skills in solving difficult crimes. The Memoirs of...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, doyle, mystery, sherlock holmes, literature
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Jack London
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LibriVox recording of The Mutiny of the Elsinore, by Jack London. Read by Tom Crawford. This is the story of a voyage of a sailing ship from Baltimore to Seattle, east-to-west around Cape Horn in the winter. It is set in 1913 and the glory days of “wooden ships and iron men” are long over. The Elsinore is a four-masted iron sailing vessel carrying a cargo of 5000 tons of coal. She has a “bughouse” crew of misfits and incompetents. This book was published in 1915 and some actions of some...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, london, sea, ships, sailing, adventure
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by John C. Hutcheson
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LibriVox recording of The Ghost Ship, by John C. Hutcheson. This book intentionally veers in and out of the supernatural, as the title implies. The officers get more and more bewildered as they work out their position, and yet again encounter the same vessel going in an impossible direction. Having warned you of this, I must say that it is a well-written book about life aboard an ocean-going steamer at about the end of the nineteenth century. (Summary by N.H.) For further information, including...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, adventure, fantasy, fiction, horror/ghost stories
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells. Read by Mark Nelson. H.G. Wells' classic science fiction-fantasy story, in which a scientist known only as “The Time Traveller” tells the tale of his journey to the year 802,701 A.D. and beyond, where he witnesses the end of human civilization as we know it, as well as the beginning of the end of the world. This original time-travel story has been copied many times, but never improved upon. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, adventure, fantasy, fiction, science fiction, teen/young adult
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne, published by Griffith and Farran. The story involves a German professor (Otto Lidenbrock in the original French, Professor Von Hardwigg in the most common English translation) who believes there are volcanic tubes going toward the center of the Earth. He, his nephew Axel (Harry), and their guide Hans encounter many adventures, including prehistoric animals and natural hazards, eventually coming to the surface again in...
Topics: audiobook, librivox, verne, adventure, Von Hardwigg, Lidenbrock, Axel von Hardwigg, geology,...
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of THE WRECK OF THE GOLDEN MARY, by CHARLES DICKENS. Read by JAMES CARSON. A short story of a ship wreck in 1851 trying to round Cape Horn on its way to the California gold fields. Poignant and well written. (Summary by JCarson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, sea story, shipwreck
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by E.W. Howe
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LibriVox recording of The Mystery of the Locks by E.W. Howe. Read by Roger Melin. Davy's Bend was a dying, lonely, uncared for river town. So when a stranger showed up one day and bought the old unoccupied house called 'The Locks' one dreary day, the inhabitants of the town were naturally very curious about the stranger, and very curious about his reasons for buying the old house. The Locks had been known for years to display at nighttime a single light showing up in one room, and there was one...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, howe, mystery, locks
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, by Julian Hawthorne, ed. In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious short stories from all corners of the world. Some of the stories appeared in this collection for the first time translated into English, and many of them come from unexpected sources, such as the letters of Pliny the Younger, or a Tibetan manuscript. In...
Topics: audiobook, librivox, short stories, mystery, detective, Oriental tales.
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Walt Whitman
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LibriVox recording of The Wound Dresser, by Walt Whitman. Read by R. S. Steinberg. The Wound Dresser is a series of letters written from the hospitals in Washington by Walt Whitman during the War of the Rebellion to The New York Times, the Brooklyn Eagle and his mother, edited by Richard Maurice Burke, M.D., one of Whitman's literary executors. (Summary by R. S. Steinberg) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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Topics: Librivox, audiobook, letters, memoirs, Civil War, hospitals, war wounded, battle wounds, Union,...
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Margaret Ann Hubbard
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LibriVox recording of MURDER TAKES THE VEIL, by MARGARET ANN HUBBARD. Read by Maria Therese Set in the Louisiana bayou country, here is a drama rich with suspense...the story of lovely Trillium Pierce powerless at the mercy of a murderer who believes that he has no power over himself - that his determination to kill is written in the stars. The frightened girl is helpless, as her friends at Aurelian College are victimized by the menace who stalks the swampland in a nun's habit. Margaret Ann...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, mystery, murder, convent, boarding school, nuns, Catholic
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text